Definition of Redshanks

1. Noun. (plural of redshank) ¹



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Definition of Redshanks

1. redshank [n] - See also: redshank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redshanks

redrives
redriving
redroot
redroots
redrove
redrum
redrumed
redruming
redrums
redry
redrying
reds
reds under the bed
redsear
redshank
redshanks (current term)
redshare
redshift
redshifted
redshifting
redshifts
redshire
redshirt
redshirted
redshirting
redshirts
redshort
redskin
redskins
redstart

Literary usage of Redshanks

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1. Maitland of Lethington: And the Scotland of Mary Stuart by John Skelton (1887)
"Amongst the redshanks—he continues —is continual battle. ... No men thus are less delicate than the redshanks, or less given to voluptuous and fleshly ..."

2. Maitland of Lethington: And the Scotland of Mary Stuart by John Skelton (1887)
"Amongst the redshanks—he continues —is continual battle. ... No men thus are less delicate than the redshanks, or less given to voluptuous and fleshly ..."

3. Memoirs Historical and Topographical of Bristol and Its Neighbourhood,: From by Samuel Seyer (1821)
"The neighbourhood attributes the formation of this camp to the redshanks, i' e' to the Danes, so called probably from the red skins with which they bound ..."

4. Rambles Among the Hills in the Peak of Derbyshire, and the South Downs by Louis John Jennings (1880)
"Godwits and redshanks.—To Poynings over the Downs.—The Devil's Dyke.—A Village out-at-elbows. —The British " Harry " out for a Holiday. ..."

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